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Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

  • Designation: Pittsburgh
  • Head Count: 454
  • Gross Revenues: $290,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $640,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $665,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is a Pittsburgh-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has 455 attorneys and is the 98th largest firm in the United States.  With $290,500,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 110th on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, CO, DC, DE, FL, KY, LA, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA and VA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 110 3 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 94 19 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 72 7 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 187 4 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Movers

: The National Law Journal : July 11, 2016

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Two Partners Join Jones Day, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 11, 2016

Jones Day recruits two new partners on opposite coasts after a top restructuring duo departs; Milbank makes a rare lateral hire; Paul Hastings makes some high-profile additions; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

David DeVeau Had to Dabble in Family Law for a $3 Billion Deal

Mary Alice Robbins : Texas Lawyer : July 01, 2016

When Houston-based Kinder Morgan Inc. was trying to acquire Hiland Partners in 2015, David R. DeVeau, the company's vice president and general counsel, had to bone up on an area of law that previously had been unfamiliar to him.

Compensation Handcuffs Partners, Delaying Lateral Move Season

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : June 28, 2016

In the wake of a busy late spring for lateral announcements, it appears that May and June movement may be the new normal, as more firms find ways to keep partners from leaving. Several recruiters who work in Pennsylvania said the late spring has become a busy time. In particular, two Pittsburgh-area recruiters said there has been a noticeable increase in lateral movement in May and June.

Florida Firms Aren't Jumping to Match Cravath Pay Scale

Jennifer Henderson : Daily Business Review : June 24, 2016

When it comes to matching Cravath, Swaine & Moore's base salary bump for associates — which will see first-years earn $180,000 and eighth-years rake in $315,000 — firms with big Florida bases are a mixed bag, with the definition of "top of market" becoming increasingly nuanced.

Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

: The Legal Intelligencer : June 20, 2016

The following attorneys were selected to receive Lifetime Achievement Awards. Read More

After Dechert's Pay Hike, Pa. Firms Watch and Wait, for Now

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : June 16, 2016

Dechert has raised its associate salaries across the country, starting at $180,000 for first-year associates.According to a memo obtained by The Legal, the new salary scale will be effective July 1. It includes salary increases for each class of associates, up to $315,000 for eighth-year associates and above.

List of Winners 2016

The Legal Intelligencer : The Legal Intelligencer : June 16, 2016

Here are the 2016 Lawyers on the Fast Track.

KLEINE V. EMERITUS AT EMERSON

: New Jersey Law Journal : June 15, 2016

Unavailability of Parties' Agreed-Upon Forum Precluded Order to Arbitrate

Dilworth Partner Who Led Phila. Newspapers Sale Joins Buchanan

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : June 15, 2016

Longtime Dilworth Paxson attorney Richard L. Fox has been hired by Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney.

Pa. Firms Ride National Wave of Growth in IP Practices

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : June 13, 2016

As large firms across the country beef up their intellectual property practices, Pennsylvania firms have played a major role in the lateral and acquisition activity, and firm leaders expect these hires and deals to continue in the near future.

Judges Say Arbitration Unenforceable When Forum Unavailable

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : June 10, 2016

A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that an arbitration clause in a contract may be unenforceable if the arbitration forum is not available in the event of a dispute.

Judges Say Arbitration Unenforceable When Forum Unavailable

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : June 10, 2016

A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that an arbitration clause in a contract may be unenforceable if the arbitration forum is not available in the event of a dispute.

Am Law 'Second Hundred' Lacking in Delaware Presence

Tom McParland : Delaware Business Court Insider : June 03, 2016

While Am Law 100 firms register a massive presence in Delaware, the nation's next 100 highest grossing firms operate far fewer offices in Wilmington, highlighting the challenging dynamics of a market weighted toward serving big corporate clients.

Phila. Bar 5K Event Returns to Raise Money for Children

Manny D. Pokotilow : The Legal Intelligencer : June 03, 2016

The 37th annual Philadelphia Bar Association 5K Charity Run/Walk took place May 15 with 1,300 participants either running or walking the 5K course. The race annually benefits the Support Center for Child Advocates' efforts to combat child abuse and to defend its ­unfortunate victims in Philadelphia.

Pa. Firms See Big Boost in Minority Partner Numbers

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : May 31, 2016

It would take a long trip down Legal ­affiliate The American Lawyer's diversity rankings to find a Pennsylvania-based law firm, but of the 16 firms in the state that were ranked based on percentages of minority attorneys, many saw notable improvements while a handful slid further down the ranks.

Nortel Distribution Appeal Gets Third Circuit Jump-Start

Tom McParland : Delaware Business Court Insider : May 25, 2016

A Delaware federal judge has certified an appeal of a bankruptcy court's unusual method for distributing $7.3 billion raised in Nortel Network's protracted bankruptcy proceeding, saying a review by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit would materially advance a case that has already dragged on for seven years.

Fenwick & West Heads to NYC, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 25, 2016

Silicon Valley stalwart Fenwick & West is poised to set up shop in the Big Apple; Boies Schiller brings on two more litigators; Ropes & Gray grabs another private equity pro in London; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Fewer Pa. Firms Found on Am Law 200

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : May 24, 2016

Movement up the rankings by some Pennsylvania law firms and a drop off by another has left just two Keystone State firms on the Am Law 200 this year..

Legislative Lobbying Firm Fees Top $35M in First Quarter

Jim Saunders News Service of Florida : Daily Business Review : May 18, 2016

Lobbying firms pulled in more than $35 million during the first three months of the year for their work in the Legislature, with five firms each earning at least $1 million, according to newly filed reports.

Cybersecurity Hiring Stays Hot, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 11, 2016

A quartet of cybersecurity pros plies their wares at new firms; Blank Rome hires a former U.S. senator; Cooley adds a high-powered private equity team; Orrick adds again in Paris; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Autism, Pharma and Expert Testimony on Monday's 'The American Law Journal'

: The Legal Intelligencer : May 09, 2016

A recent study published in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) shows a link between autism and SSRI use by pregnant women. Why is this unlikely to see the inside of a courtroom anytime soon?

Attorneys Leads Long-time Client to Loan for Big Growth at Aventura Mall

: Daily Business Review : May 07, 2016

Buchanan Ingersoll's Jack Kessler helped Turnberry Associates secure a construction loan to expand the largest shopping mall in the U.S.

10 Years On, South Florida Dealmakers on Bigger Stage

: Daily Business Review : May 07, 2016

The 10th annual Top Dealmakers special section highlights the work of top attorneys, brokers and others on big-dollar transactions.

Smith Gambrell Expands Revenue and Footprint With Slight Profit Dip

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : May 06, 2016

Smith Gambrell & Russell's chairman, Stephen Forte, said he was pleased with the firm's performance in 2015.

Pa. Law Firms Face Challenge in Matching 2015's Real Estate Boom

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : May 03, 2016

Pennsylvania's largest law firms had above-average financial performances in 2015, often driven by blockbuster years for their real estate practices. While real estate lawyers are still largely bullish through at least 2016, there are signs of a slowdown on the horizon, and the question now becomes how to replicate what was at times double-digit growth.

People in the News—May 3, 2016—Jacobson & John

: The Legal Intelligencer : May 03, 2016

Jacobson & John partner Hollie B. John is set to present as part of Lehigh University's 44th Special Education Law Conference.

Lifetime Achievement Award Winners Announced

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 28, 2016

The Legal will be presenting a group of Pennsylvania luminaries with Lifetime Achievement Awards.

People in the News—April 27, 2016—Blank Rome

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 27, 2016

Blank Rome partner Nicholas C. Harbist is set to moderate the "Regulators' Roundtable: The Latest in Government Enforcement" at the American Bar Association's seventh annual National Institute on Internal Corporate Investigations and Forum for In-House Counsel, which is scheduled from Wednesday to Friday in Washington, D.C.

Slump in Energy Market Brings More Restructuring Activity

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : April 25, 2016

When Pennsylvania landowners and companies began to cash in on the Marcellus Shale, local law firms expected a greater need for energy-related legal work, but the more recent slump in energy prices has left a number of energy companies reeling, bringing more bankruptcy and ­restructuring work to some firms.